Auction 123, Lot 14

"Tegenwoordige Staat van de Westindischee Eilanden en Noord America", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1768 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4 x 6.7 inches
10.2 x 17 cm

A small, attractive title page showing a map of the eastern part of North America, extending to the Caribbean. The setting is evocative of the West Indies, with palm trees and exotic fruit shown. In front of the map sit two putti and an angel with trade goods of the region and a parrot.

References:

Condition: A

A little marginal toning.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $170

Closed on 2/20/2008

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